REIKO NIREKI

[BIODATE]    [SOLO EXHIBITION]    [GROUP EXHIBITIONS]    
[Artist-in Residence]    [Scholarship]    [Grant]

BIODATE

1976-79 Kyoto University of Foreign Languages Kyoto/Japan
1980-83 Musashino University of Art and Design Tokyo/Japan
1988 Moved to London
1988-90 City of London Polytechnic Sir John Cass School of Arts London/U.K.
1990-92 Wimbledon School of Arts B.A. London/U.K.
1992 Moved to Berlin to transfer my B.A. study of Fine art Sculpture course
1995 Graduated Hochschule der Kunste Berlin M.A. Berlin / Germany
2000-01 Scholarship from Cultural affairs of Japan, worked in Finland
2006 Scholarship from Cultural affiairs of Japan, worked in Brazil
2013 Rhode Island School of Design Visiting Faculty Providence / U.S.A.
Fukuoka Educational University Visiting Faculty Fukuoka / Japan

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

1994 Galerie stil und bruch Berlin/Germany
1995 Galerie stil und bruch Berlin/Germany
1996 "Post Cards From Berlin" Gallery Kobo/Tokyo/Japan
1997 "Where The Soul is" Sagacho Exhibit Space/Tokyo/Japan
1999 "People-beyound the history" O-ne manokurozasu/Saitama/Japan
  "Time Spent With Intangible Presence" Gallery Omotesando/Tokyo/Japan
Gallery Awagami Factory/Tokushima/Japan
2000 "Another Landscape" Galleria G/Helsinki/Finland
  "back/ground/history" Tuomiokirkon Krypta/Helsinki/Finland
  "Another Landscape" Gallery Omotesando/Tokyo/Japan
  "Diary from my journey" Gallery Kobo/Tokyo/Japan
2003 "Another Landscape" Gallery Omotesando/Tokyo/Japan
2004 "back/ground/history" C.A.P./Kobe/Japan
2006
"back/ground/history-Taipei" SUHO Memorial Paper Culture Foundation/Taipei/Taiwan
Kuandu Museum of Fine Arts/Taipei National University of Fine Arts/Taipei/Taiwan
2009 "Diary-from my journey 2000 -" Soukasha/Shimane/Japan
  "Chronus" SOH Gallery K3/Tokyo/Japan
2012 "The wishing Tree" Tachibana Gallery/Osaka/Japan
2013 "The wishing Tree" Museum of contemporary Art Taipei
  "Diary-Post Cards from Grass Mountain Chateau" Gallery G.M.C./Taipei/Taiwan
2015 "The Wishing Tree" SOH Gallery/Tokyo/Japan

GROUP EXHIBITIONS AND OTHER ACTIVITIES

1985-86 Shodoshima Stone Sculpture Symposium Kagawa/Japan
1989-90 Portland Sculpture Park Dorchester/England
1991 Shodoshima International Stone Sculpture Symposium Kagawa/Japan
1992-93 Gulbarga International Sculpture Symposium Karnataka/India
1996-97 Indo-Japan Stone Sculpture Symposium Kerala/India
1997 Artists Camp in Aso vol.5 Kumamoto/Japan
1998 Stage setting for "Water Station 3" script by Shogo Ohta
Singapore Art-Festival, Setagaya Public theater/Tokyo, Mito Museum/Ibaragi/Japan
1999 "Paper Art Exhibition" Nerima Museum/Tokyo/Japan
2000 "Senshu Museum" Akita City Museum/Akita/Japan
  Work-in Finland Project "back/ground/history"
Cable Factory International Artist-in Residence Program/Helsinki/Finland
2002 International Artists Workshop in Kerala Kerala/India
2003-04 Create "Both Side-Funi" Japan-Finland Contemporary Art Exhibition
Espoo City Museum/Espoo/Finland, C.A.P.HOUSE/Hyogo/Japan
2004 Participated the 16th. IAPMA Paper Art Congress Jeonju/Korea
2006 Domani Exhibition 2006 Tohgo Seiji Museum/Tokyo
2009 Organized "Three Trees Project"
Awagami Factory, Kamiyama Artist-in Residence Program/Tokushima/Japan
2011 "The Golden Forest" exhibition Helsinki City Muesum/Finland
2012 "Another Landscape 2012" Aoi Iwami Art Festival/Shimane/Japan
2015 Organize Project "QUAU GLYPH" Sagacho Archives/Tokyo/Japan

Artist-in Residence Program

1998 Schloss Plueschow / Germany
1999 Kunstlerhauser Worpswede / Germany
2000 Cable Factory International Artist-in Residence Program / Finland
2001 Loviisa Guest Artist Studio residendy / Finland
  The Archipelago Guest Artist Residence / Finland
2006 Shinchu Artist Village / Taiwan
  Taipei National University of Fine Arts / Taiwan
2011 Helsinki International Artist-in Residence Program in Soumenlinna / Finland
2013 Taipei International Artist in Residence Program / Taiwan
  Grass Mountain Chateau International Artist Village Taipei / Taiwan

Scholarship

1990 Henry Moor Arts Foundation / England
2000 Japanese Agency for Cultural Affairs / Japan
2005 Japanese Agency for Cultural Affairs / Japan

Grant

1997 Exhibition "Where the Soul is"
/ The Kao Foundation for Arts and Sciences / Japan Arts Council
2000 Project "back / ground / history" / Finnish Agency for Cultureal Affairs
2004 Exhibition "Both Sides Funi" Japan Finland Contemporary Art Exhibition
/ Kamei-Junko Cultural Foundation / Rokko Island Fund Kobe /
/ The Kao Foundation for Arts and Sciences / Japan Arts Council
2006 Project "back / ground / history" / The Cultural Ministry of Taipei
2009 Project "Three Trees"
/ The Kao Foundation for Arts and Sciences / Finnish Institute Japan /
/ Tokushima Arts Council / Awa Bank Cultural Foundation
2011 Project "The Wishing Tree" / Finnish Educational Ministry
2013 Project "The Wishing Tree" / The Cultural Ministry of Taipei